A proposal for The Freedom of Migration Act is presented here for public scrutiny. Please do not take even one word at face value; examine my facts and logic. Challenge me, have fun.

Henryk A. Kowalczyk

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Rector’s sermon

The Heritage Foundation report alarms that it will cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion net dollars if we permit legalization of presently undocumented immigrants. It is a lot of money – almost 42% of the U.S. GDP in 2012 – so it sounds scary. The authors of this report, Robert Rector and Jason Richwine Ph.D., innocently add that the cost will spread over the lifetime of these new immigrants. From their report one can find out that an average age of an illegal immigrant is 34. According to the latest data a 34 years old person will likely live an additional 45.6 years. This means that even if the numbers from the Heritage Foundation are correct (they are not), that $6.3 trillion would be about $140 billion per year, slightly below 1% of the last year GDP. Just by noting that they rely on this intimidating tactic puts a reader on the alert that this report is not about facts but about the ideological standings of its authors.
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To lead or not to lead?

My seventh open letter to Mr. Mitt Romney on immigration

Dear Mr. Romney,

The immigration issue is about America defining itself at the beginning of the 21st  century. Is America a place where people born here are entitled to cutting coupons from the wealth accumulated by previous generations? And, should they guard this wealth from being accessed by immigrants? Or, does America embody the concept of individual freedom? The concept that the well-being of the nation would be best achieved when individuals will be guaranteed the freedoms to pursue their best economic interests? We have to revisit the fundamental question of what we want our government to do. Should it guarantee an equal right to pursue happiness for everyone, or should it provide at least a little bit of happiness for as many Americans as possible?
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